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may have passed, but the threat of terrorism never passed. >> they believe that the nsa surveillance programs helped track the emerging threat. the president announced some reforms on friday in those programs. and had tough words for the nsa leaker edward snowden, said he was not a patriot. take a look. >> mr. snowden's been charged with three felonies. if he believes what he did was right, then like every american citizen, electric come here, appear before the court with a lawyer, and make his case. >> so, what have you been able to learn about what u.s. officials are trying to do to get snowden right now? >> some officials i've talked to wish that a deal could be struck to bring him back to the u.s. make no mistake. one official said he has done irrefutable damage. the more t
inside that building. so far, none have been build. >>> and new details this morning show the nsa surveillance reach is far deeper than we originally thought. "the wall street journal" reporting that the nsa can reach nearly 75% of all internet traffic, including phone calls. and while it's supposed to target foreigners, it sometimes retains e-mails sent among u.s. citizens. >>> new this morning, a flight attendant traine, has arrested for flying in bomb threats. he's set to plea guilty next week. he's not linked to any terrorist network. >>> three oklahoma city teenagers are in custody formally charged with the murder of a popular college baseball player. two of them ages 16-year-old and 17-year-old. police say they shot 22-year-old australian christopher lane out of boredom >>> and a michigan man is lucky to have survived this. watch that. his truck goes airborne, over the guardrail at 70 miles per hour. the driver lost control, apparently because of a medical condition. he was injured, but he is expected to make a full recovery. >>> the anchor was reading the news when her daug
. >>> and new details show the nsa surveillance reach is deeper than we thought. "the wall street journal" reporting that the nsa can reach nearly 75% of all internet traffic, including phone calls. while it's supposed to target foreigners, it sometimes retains e-mails sent among u.s. citizens. >>> and some heckling there last night of texas republican senator ted cruz, taking some heat because he is only now renouncing his canadian citizenship, which he's had his entire life. cruz was born in canada to a u.s.-born mother. he is thought to be a potential 2016 potential presidential candidate. and he's calling the flop silly. >>> three oklahoma teenagers are now in custody, formally charged with the murder of a popular college baseball player. two of them, ages 15 and 16, will now be tried for first-degree murder. a 17-year-old is accused of being an accessory. police say they shot 22-year-old australian christopher lane out of boredom. >>> and a michigan man is lucky to have survived this. watch that. his truck goes airborne, over the guardrail at 70 miles per hour. the driver lost contro
, it will probably make their team weaker. >> reporter: and using domestic harmony as an analogy for the nsa's spying program. how americans should trust but verify. >> if i tell michelle that i did the dishes, now, granted, in the white house i don't do the dishes that much. but back in the day. and she's a little skeptical. i'd like her to trust me. but maybe i need to bring her back and show her the dishes. >> reporter: president obama came into the east room of the white house to talk about america's surveillance system. but he also came armed with a set of awkward anecdotes and mixed metaphors. it was a presidential play-by-play, off-the-cuff remarks, in real-time. and he didn't take it easy, even on himself. >> there's going to be glitches. no doubt about it. that's true, by the way, of a car company rolling out a new car. it's true of apple rolling out the new ipad. >> reporter: before the hour was up, he even asked a question of his own, to a "wall street journal" reporter, on the birth of her son. >> and, carol, congratulations on hudson. do you have pictures? >> reporter: now, there were se
hearings into the nsa. this is amid a new washington post report that it violateds it own rules, snooping on thousands of americans. and they say congress needs to investigate. >>> it was back to school in moore, oklahoma. that city was devastated by an f-5 tornado. seven children were killed in two elementary schools where they were sheltering. on friday, parents brought them to the first day at a temporary school. >>> good baseball news, history at the little league world series, 13-year-old grant horman pitching a perfect game since the '86 rule went into effect. his team beat the michigan team 3-0. when i grow up, i would like to be grant holman. 6'4", he is. 6'4" at that age. >> is that fair to let him play. >> it's baseball, nobody said fair. >> congratulations to them. >>> we to want start with the excessive heat warning in phoenix for this weekend. parts of arizona not only hot during the day, but during the night. much more pleasant by the coast, los angeles, 82, san francisco, 69. that heat spreads to the east, and minneapolis and chicago, who have been cool far few weeks are go
embarrassment for the nsa this morning. a german magazine says that it has obtained documents leaked by edward snowden that reveal the nsa spied on the united nations. the nsa reportedly decrypted the u.n.'s internal video system in new york last summer and within weeks had reported on communications. >>> and you talk about a close call for a shopper inside a massachusetts convenience store. watch as this truck just comes smashing through the store. the woman nearly escapes being plowed down, but, wait, the driver, yeah, puts it in reverse, backs out, takes off, however, he was arrested a short time later. >>> and speaking of narrow escapes, look at what happened at the indycar race in california. driver scott dixon clipping a wheel being carried by a pit crew member for another driver, will power. dixon claims the crew got in his way intentionally, however, he was penalized and power went on to win the race. three pit crew members were hurt, but we are happy to report that they are okay. >>> and now we are hearing from the fisherman that was nearly impaled by a giant marlin that literally cam
attack. >>> there are more calls for congressional hearings into the nsa. this is amid a new "washington post" report that it violated its own rules, snooping on thousands of americans. senator patrick leahy says congress needs to investigate. >>> it was back to school in moore, oklahoma. back in may that city was devastated by an f-5 tornado. seven children were killed in two elementary schools where they were sheltering. on friday, parents brought them to the first day at a temporary school. >>> good baseball news, history at the little league world series, 13-year-old grant holman of california becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the series since the 85-pitch limit went into effect in 2007. holman is 6'4", he weighs 166 pounds. he struck out 13 guys. his team beat the michigan team 3-0. when i grow up, i would like to be grant holman. 6'4", he is. >>> time now for weather. 6'4" at that age. >> is that fair to let him play? i don't know. >> it's baseball, nobody said fair. >> congratulations to them. >>> we do want to start with the excessive heat warning in phoenix for
to work for the nsa, leaked secrets about the u.s. surveillance programs. russia's move granting asylum for one year could deal a major blow in diplomatic situations between the two countries. >>> sentences day for cleveland kidnapper ariel castro. he is expected to get life in prison, for abducting and abusing amanda berry, gina dejesus, and michelle knight. knight is expected to give an impact statement, coming face-to-face with castro for the first time since the three escaped. >>> and some of the top stars of major league baseball expected to be suspended as early as today, in the league's latest drug scandal. sources say that the league is even threatening to ban alex rodriguez for life, unless he agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension. >>> and just in time for the new school year, president obama is set to sign a bill, rolling back student loan interest rates to just under 4%. they'll be tied to the market, fluctuating with the economy. >>> and san diego's mayor isn't giving up trying to get the city to cover his legal bills. eight women have come forward, accusing mayor bob fil
. take a look at edward snowden. the former nsa contractor, who exposed the u.s. government surveillance programs, grinning as he left moscow's airport, alongside a lawyer for the website wikileaks. now, russia has granted him asylum for one year, infuriating u.s. officials. members of congress from both parties are urging president obama to cancel next month's presidential summit in moscow in protest. >>> and it took five years. but this morning the government is celebrating its first big victory in court in its attempt to hold wall street accountable for the financial crisis. former goldman sachs trader, fabrice tourre, known by his nickname, fabulous fab, has been found liable for fraud for his role in a failed mortgage deal. it cost investors $1 billion. now, he once dragged by selling toxic mortgage investments to, quote, widows and orphans. kind of sad. he faces a possible lifetime ban from the financial services industry. >>> and we are waiting but no deal so far for a-rod. talks have reportedly stalled between the yankees star and major league baseball, as the league investigates
asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden, despite the white house's repeated pleas to turn him over. >> there's been time where they slip back into cold war thinking and the cold war mentality. and what i consistently say to them and what i say to president putin is, that's the past. >> reporter: leno also asked about hillary clinton, the former secretary of state, who has emerged as the front-runner for the democratic presidential nomination in 2016. they had lunch just last week. >> she had that post administration glow. >> reporter: leno asked if she was measuring the drapes in the oval office. >> keep in mind, she's been there before. she doesn't have to measure them. >> reporter: the white house announced that the president is canceling a planned one-on-one meeting with vladimir putin supposed to happen in early september in moscow, the white house says it will not happen, citing what it is calling a disappointing decision to grant temporary asylum to edward snowden. rob robin? >> people want to know about that. >>> to amy robach in with the other stories. >> we're beginning with video j
's decision to grant temporary asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden. but also, a long list of grievances on issues, ranging from human rights to global security. >> we're not afraid to state clearly where we have disagreements. >> reporter: another cloud over the russian relationship, is the country's recently passed homophobic law, that outlaws talking about homosexuality in front of children. or even displaying a rainbow flag in public. that has some suggesting there should be a boycott of the upcoming winter olympics in sochi, russia. >> if russia wants to uphold the olympic spirit, then every judgment should be made on the track or in the swimming pool or on the balance beam. people's sexual orientation shouldn't have anything to do with it. >> the president there was citing venues of the summer olympics. it is obviously the winter olympics that are coming up in russia. but his point was clear. as chilly as relations here are with russia, nobody at the white house is suggesting that an olympic boycott should be considered. that's just not on the table. >> all right, jon. thanks so mu
on national security, nsa programs, and privacy. just as she was speaking before the a.b.a., disgraced mayoral candidate, anthony weiner, the last person hillary clinton would want commenting on her campaign, claimed to have inside information on hillary clinton 2016. at least as it relates to huma abedin, one of her closest advisers. >> do you know what her role in hillary clinton's 2016 campaign will be? >> i do. i'm not telling you. >> do you feel you damaged her place in that world? >> i feel that what i have done has hurt her, yeah. that's hurt her professionally and personally. >> reporter: that was a blunder. hillary clinton has not yet made it official she is running for president. in a recent poll, anthony weiner broke a new record in new york. although, it's not the kind of record he would like to break. he became the most unpopular political figure on record in the state of new york. an unfavorability rating of 80%. >> 80%. that's kind of a hard record to beat. okay, jon, thank you very much. >>> we turn to the incredible video of the moment a luxury resort was swallowed up by a sin
is expected to release to congress today or tomorrow, a comprehensive intelligence report from the cia and nsa, justifying american military action. but some members of congress, including speaker of the house, john boehner, who wrote a letter to the president, demanding answers, believe obama would be overstepping his powers, if he launched an attack without consulting them. >> they're allied to known terrorist organizations, that in the past have targeted the united states. then, there is a prospect, a possibility, in which chemical weapons that can have devastating effects, could be directed at us. >> reporter: because most of congress is still on recess until labor day, this teleconference -- this briefing tonight will happen by teleconference, at 6:00, as abc news has learned. and the president says, any attack, any military option, will be limited. george? >> okay, jim. thanks. >>> let's go to the war zone, now, where the u.s. navy is positioning ships in the mediterranean. the entire middle east on-edge. abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran in beirut this morning. the warships
from a so-called black budget. nsa leaker edward snowden handed these details over to "the washington post," revealing the cia is spending nearly $15 billion this year. that's more than any other spy agency. it also shows the national security agency has spent $278 million in the last year, paying american companies for access to their phone calls, e-mails, as well as other communications. >>> also reportedly in the documents leaked by snowden, new revelations about osama bin laden's death. they show that the military conducted a dna test at a lab in afghanistan to confirm bin laden's identity after he was killed. last year, the pentagon said it could find no record of such files. >>> and supporters of legalizing marijuana are cheering the obama administration's decision not to challenge the laws in washington and colorado. so, that means that people in those states can use weed and get a license to grow. but they must keep it away from children as well as federal property. >>> and the irs has announced a new tax rules for same-sex couples. if those couples are legally married, no mat
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